Ryder System Enterprise Architect in Miami, Florida
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The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the architecture of large projects, which includes the approval of all design deliverables for the project. This role requires extensive experience in architecting and deploying distributed, high volume, mission critical business applications.
Develops, maintains, and communicates processes and standard practices related to the design, development, and implementation of application solutions and patterns
Fosters and encourages solution reuse within Business Units and at the Enterprise level
Facilitates and enables the integration of applications and business processes using common methods in managing several large projects
Develops and maintains conceptual, logical, and physical application architecture, in the research and development, planning, deployment, and training of application technologies, and the retirement of obsolete applications
Provides leadership in the logical and physical design of application systems, and ensures design is consistent and well integrated with existing conceptual, logical, and physical application architectures
Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and resources needed to develop, and implement application systems for several large projects
Researches and evaluates software technology, products, solutions and makes recommendations on technology/production introduction, phase out and retirement
Develop and maintain the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture
Develop practical business solutions, promote consensus and communicate and execute those solutions
Provide direction, guidance and definition for enterprise architectures to effectively support the corporate business strategy and develop test methodologies and criteria
Assists in application portfolio management, standards development, maintenance and governance
Researches, analyzes, designs, proposal and delivery of appropriate solutions for the business and IT
Proactively collaborates across multiple business areas as a visionary to assist and provide direction for future projects
Assists in solving complex technical problems
Researches emerging technology to develop business solutions that align with enterprise-wide solutions
Gain organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans and initiates/participates in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans
Provide first-level review of vulnerability assessments
Conducts risk and gap analysis
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Performs work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)Able to work well with senior level management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Articulating/communicating information & ideas to varying audiences and I multiple written styles (persuasive, informative, narrative) in order to negotiate/gain access to information and records
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Ability to develop and clearly and effectively communicate sound business cases to executives
Ability to lead all aspects of developing the architecture, architecture process, frameworks and best practices
Able to oversee the technology integration function to ensure technical alignment across business applications, data management, server, storage and network platform environments
Able to provide guidance to the IT support teams as well as providing support to projects requiring the integration of technology solutions
Bachelor's degree required in Information Technology, Computer Science, related discipline or equivalent work experience
Master's degree preferred IT or related field
Ten (10) years or more of relevant IT experience required
Ten (10) years or more proven experience in diagnosing, isolating/resolving complex issues, recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems required
Ten (10) years or more strong experience with systems integration processes, methodology and tools required
Ten (10) years or more proven experience consulting to identify and articulate needs, determine project scoping, creating a plan and estimating project costs, effort and duration required
Eight (8) years or more experience with SDLC/SW development processes (RUP, Agile and Waterfall) required
Eight (8) years or more experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions required
Eight (8) years or more experience working with enterprise architecture standards, processes & tolls including IT Architecture standards, Technology trends required
Relevant technical certification
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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